Have fun, it’s a lovely moment so just enjoy yourselves, smile and be in the moment.
Choose a time that suits you. In the UK we predominately have the first dance in the evening after the wedding cake If you want to be different though, you can follow our friends in the US and have it earlier on. They normally have it after their grand entrance into their meal, or between courses. Has that got you thinking?
Alternatively, if you want to separate memories in the evening, choose to cut your cake earlier in the day or before evening food. Then leave your first dance to be a ‘special moment’ on its own, or have it with your father/mother, daughter dance.
I want my first dance to really stand out and make my guests go crazy? How about starting slow, then mix in a dance or fun track. You could also have a sax player join you half way through for the ultimate ‘wow’ factor. Check this out for ideas from our Vimeo channel: https://vimeo.com/270178178
Why not take your first dance outside (if your venue can accommodate it)? Say what?! Yep, do it! Dare to be different just like Naomi & Jack did Mitton Hall with as photographed by Wambam Weddings
I don’t want a first dance! Cool don’t do it! It is your day; you don’t have to do anything you are not comfortable with.
Instead, why not have a first dance with all your family and friends. “Ladies & Gentlemen please can I ask you all to join *insert your names here* onto the dance floor as this evening the couple’s first dance will involve you all.”
You could add a little extra cuteness… We’ve had clients leave a personal message on their first dance track. A little voice note over the track from you to them. You can keep it a surprise! If you want ‘wow’, you’ve got it!!
Do you play an instrument? Add that in to your first dance. Has that got you thinking? Don’t forget we can all play the tambourine.
Who says your first dance has to be a dance? Who says you can’t have a dance off for your first dance! We’ve seen it, it’s awesome! Make your wedding go viral!
As always we hope we’ve helped give you some inspiration to create the most amazing wedding day!